Interview: Douglas McMaster & Brighton’s Silo

  Sustainability, nourishing food, properly cooked, nutrient-dense, respectful of the environment, and respectful of the body: These are just a few of the principles behind the creations from Silo; the relatively recent café, restaurant, workshop space and ecologically sound environment to grace Brighton’s North Lanes. With up-cycled furniture and a passion for ‘zero-waste’, Silo isContinue reading “Interview: Douglas McMaster & Brighton’s Silo”

LookFantastic September: Happy #LFBday!

  Happy Birthday to LookFantastic! & Congratulations on another year of providing us with earth-friendly, skin-friendly and totally nourishing products. When it comes to self care, receiving a little box of beauty through the post each month is a small price to pay for how important looking after YOU is. This month we say helloContinue reading “LookFantastic September: Happy #LFBday!”

YOGAMATTERS Blog: Embody The Warrior

A big thank you to YogaMatters who have just published my most recent blog article on their website.  For anyone who has ever wondered about the deeper meanings behind the Yoga postures, what they represent and what the names mean, then stay tuned to the series of blogs I’ll be writing exclusively for YogaMatters! TheContinue reading “YOGAMATTERS Blog: Embody The Warrior”

Almond Butter & Cinnamon Sustainable Energy Balls

When it comes to fast food, these snacks are just about as fast and healthy as you can get. All combined, the ingredients in the recipe provide an abundance of protein, healthy fats, antioxidants, energy, and the ability to maintain blood sugar balance for a long period of time. Make these at the beginning of the week,Continue reading “Almond Butter & Cinnamon Sustainable Energy Balls”

Baked Apple Autumn Breakfast Pot

Wondering what to do with all those Autumn apples? There are four recipes coming up all dedicated to the wonderful and versatile apple, here’s number one: Somewhere between porridge and apple crumble; this recipe is warming, satisfying and nutritious, while still being delicious enough for you to feel as though you’re eating dessert for breakfast….

Bring Your Own Light To The Darkness: Empowering The Body To Heal & Energise Itself

It is well documented within non-western medicine and holistic therapy that the body has the innate ability to heal itself – all we have to do is ignite that ability…. In exactly the same way that the earth maintains a constant state of homeostasis (or ‘balance’), the body will always endeavour to return to fullContinue reading “Bring Your Own Light To The Darkness: Empowering The Body To Heal & Energise Itself”

Autumn Equinox: Understanding The Dark, The Light and Everything In Between

Late September brings us the Autumn Equinox; the day in which hours of light and darkness are almost equal (it’s nature; they’re never going to be exactly equal no matter how much we want to squeeze natural phenomenons into neat little descriptions….). The earth’s Southern hemisphere approaches Spring and Summer, while the Northern hemisphere isContinue reading “Autumn Equinox: Understanding The Dark, The Light and Everything In Between”

Parsva Konasana (Side Angle) Variation & ‘Offering Your Heart On A Plate’

The expression ‘to wear your heart on your sleeve’ or ‘offer your heart on a plate’ is often reserved to describe those who offer and express their emotions and themselves without any sense of ‘holding back’. As the Oxford Dictionary defines the term; “[to] make one’s feelings apparent”. Emotions (or ‘feelings’) were once thought toContinue reading “Parsva Konasana (Side Angle) Variation & ‘Offering Your Heart On A Plate’”

Rhythm, Sound and Fluid Movement: Studying Svadisthana Chakra & a Free Download!

We hear sound around us all the time; nature, people’s voices, traffic, technology, and our own breath as it draws in and out. What we choose to listen to may change depending upon our mood or circumstance (for example; you’re not especially likely to blast death metal full volume while sitting with your grandparents, orContinue reading “Rhythm, Sound and Fluid Movement: Studying Svadisthana Chakra & a Free Download!”

Raw Carrot Cake Recipe

Raw food is well known for containing far more nutrients than cooked. While some foods have to be cooked before they’re eaten, those that can be eaten raw hold much more of an ability to provide us with vitamins when we allow them to stay raw…. ‘Raw ‘til four’ is a popular lifestyle and wayContinue reading “Raw Carrot Cake Recipe”